Senior programme officer

Neem Foundation

Job Summary

A non-governmental organization founded as a direct response to the problem of insecurity in Nigeria is currently recruiting to fill the position of a Senior Programme Officer.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Job Purpose Summary

  • The Senior Programme Officer is responsible for programme administration and implementation.
  • The programme officer plans and executes activities to achieve the programme objectives, including the supervision of programme staff. 
  • The programme officer takes the necessary actions to keep the project on target on a daily basis and periodically report on the progress of the programme.
  • The Senior Programme Officer is responsible for providing technical and programmatic support to Programme Officers and will work closely with the Programme Manager.
  • S/he will be responsible for risk management of designated work areas as well as the procurement and management of internal and external resources in the programme.
  • Additional responsibilities include; providing support for developing technical and financial reports and managing project-level finances, expenditure and project budgets.


  • The suitable candidate will hold a post-graduate Degree in the Social Sciences, Humanities, Law or related field, the experience of working in post-conflict or transition environment,
  • Relevant work experience
  • Project Management Experience.


  • Excellent IT and administrative skills;
  • Adaptability to new demands and changing circumstances;
  • Sound analytical and report writing skills;
  • Ability to translate strategic aims into practical plans;
  • Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines as well as demonstrable experience of project management and multi-tasking.


  • Successful candidates will be invited for an immediate interview
  • Women are strongly encouraged to apply

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